Detectives investigating a report of a rape in St Albans are appealing for witnesses and information.
The incident occurred near the car park in Civic Close, sometime between 1.30am and 2.15am on Saturday, August 7.
It is alleged that a woman aged in her 20s was sexually assaulted by a man she had met earlier that evening.
A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation and released on bail while enquiries continue.
Detective Sergeant Georgina Fenge, from the constabulary’s Sexual Offences Investigation Team (SOIT), said: “This was an extremely frightening and upsetting ordeal for the victim who is being supported by specially trained officers at this time.
“Our enquiries are continuing and we are appealing for anyone with information which may assist us to please get in touch straightaway.”
Anyone with information is asked to please email DS Fenge at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also report information online, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/60494/21.